May 16

Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

Voting is now open! Canadian Immigrant Magazine, in association with RBC Royal Bank, is proud to announce that voting for the 9th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Awards is open! This national people’s choice award is unique in that it allows Canadians to nominate and vote directly for individuals from all walks of life… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 and is filed under Awards,Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,Special Projects,The Wave.


May 10

How To Create Awesome Meetings

Dear Mentors, We are announcing an interesting opportunity for you in your professional development: Workshop: How To Create Awesome Meetings When you are invited to a meeting do you: Want to jump for joy; Run away screaming; or… Fall asleep? Why Should You Take This Workshop? You and your team will learn new tips and… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,Smart Connections,Special Projects,The Wave,Upcoming Events.


Apr 27

Smart Connections: June 15th

On June 15th 2017 the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) will be hosting a Smart Connections event. Smart Connections aims to help Internationally Educated Professionals in creating sustainable career paths, whether within or outside their field of expertise. It is about information sharing and time-efficient networking between local professionals and Internationally Educated Professionals. Theme: Leveraging You Presentation Skills Who is invited: Internationally… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, April 27th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Latest News,Mentees,Mentors,Networking,Other Interesting Topics,Smart Connections,Special Projects,The Wave,Upcoming Events.


Apr 25

A Mentee Story: Tsegay Gebrelibanos

I am Tsegay, a former university Lecturer from Ethiopia.  I had frequented Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, several times during the last decade. However, my longer stays were during the years 2003-2004 and 2015-2016. Due to the then nature of my student life, I cannot say I experienced very much during my first arrival. Now that I… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 and is filed under Career Mentorship,Mentees,Mentors.


Apr 19

What Most Recruiters Won’t Tell You

By Annette Richmond, posed on career-intelligence.com, April 2017     Eight recruiters and HR pros share a few “secrets” you’ll probably never hear. There’s no doubt about it, looking for a job isn’t easy. One of the most difficult things for job seekers is being left wondering what went wrong. Why didn’t my resume get a response? Why didn’t I move… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Employment,Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,The Wave.


Mar 31

Two Upcoming Job Fairs 

Two important Job Fairs coming up in Edmonton, both on April 5th! Plan well in advance! EMCN Multi – Industry Job Fair Wednesday, April 5, 2017 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Alberta Avenue Community Hall 9210 – 118 Ave, Edmonton Confirmed Employers: Telus, Lafarge, KFC, Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel, Value Village, Jump360°, Sunterra Meats and Sunterra… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, March 31st, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Employment,Latest News,Networking,Other Interesting Topics,Special Projects,Upcoming Events.


Mar 29

Certificate in Bridging to Canadian Physical Therapy Practice

The mission of the Certificate in Bridging to Canadian Physical Therapy Practice program is to facilitate the integration of internationally educated physiotherapists (IEPTs) into the Canadian health-care workplace through education, mentorship and clinical experience. Academic course work designed purposely for IEPTs supports the development of the additional knowledge, skills and clinical reasoning required to meet… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 and is filed under Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,Regulatory Bodies,Special Projects,Upcoming Events.


Mar 28

ERIEC recipient of Diversity and Leadership Award

Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) named recipient of 2017 Diversity and Leadership Award by Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) ERIEC is proud to be recognized as one of two recipients of the 2017 Corporate Diversity and Leadership Award by FACL Western. The awards celebrate individuals and organizations who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in achieving greater… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 and is filed under Awards,Canadian Workplace Culture,Career Mentorship,Latest News,Networking,Other Interesting Topics,The Wave.